City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, announced that its Northern California Real Estate & Construction Council (NCREC) will present its highest honor – the 32nd annual Spirit of Life® Award – to Jeff Hoopes, chairman of Swinerton and one of the most respected and successful executives in the construction industry. The award will be presented at a gala dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at the Fairmont Hotel San Francisco. For additional information, visit CityofHope.org/SFSpirit.
“I’m honored to receive the City of Hope Spirit of Life Award and proud to be included in such a distinguished group of past honorees,” Hoopes said. “City of Hope’s extraordinary commitment and unparalleled approach to cancer and diabetes research and discovery of life-changing medical breakthroughs has impacted so many lives. I’m humbled to become part of such a heartfelt, inspiring mission and personally gratified to support its groundbreaking vision.”
“City of Hope is proud to honor Jeff for his passion, his ability to inspire others, and his collaborative and inclusive leadership,” said David Dowdney, NCREC board president for City of Hope. “He exemplifies the power of individuals to effect meaningful change. His civic commitment to serving his team, employees and the greater community truly embodies The Spirit of Life Award. We are excited to recognize his outstanding work with our most prestigious philanthropic award.”